What is better than watching a Ted talk? Watching a Ted talk about games. Daphne Bavelier, a brain scientist, has some interesting things to say about the benefits of gaming when indulged in moderation. Moderation. Hmmm, guess my marathon 6 hour session of X-Com doesn’t count then.

Honestly, there is nothing new here, but the bit about how “multimedia tasking” affects attention span is something I did not know. If that is indeed true, I must admit it does not bode well for … oh look, a kittie!